President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of the security council. The meeting, which also has Vice-President, Yemi Osibanjo in attendance, is holding inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
All service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, are present.
Others are the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; heads of the Department of State Services and National Intelligence Agency; Ministers of Justice, Police Affairs, Defence and Interior among others.
The meeting comes hours after the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) bemoaned worsening security situation in Nigeria.
The governors have resolved to meet the President and the service chiefs separately on the matter.